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Creative Writing

The University of the Arts

48 months
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46530 USD/year
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About

If writing is your passion and you have an affinity for the arts, a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Creative Writing from The University of the Arts is for you. As a Creative Writing major, you will be immersed in poetry and fiction and gain writing experience in many different genres. 

Overview

Learning from award-winning published authors, you'll collaborate with your peers in an inspiring artistic environment. Your undergraduate study from The University of the Arts will culminate in a finished collection of poems or a series of short stories, your unique portfolio with potential for publication. 

You'll study a wide range of genres, from Speculative Fiction and Creative Nonfiction to Screenplay Adaptation and Graphic Storytelling, in workshop setting,and have the opportunity to take general arts electives such as music, theater and dance.

Student Experience

As a student in a truly arts-centered University, you’ll have many opportunities to collaborate with students in other majors. You might work with Illustration and Graphic Design students on our popular undergraduate literary magazine, Underground Pool.

 A poet or fiction writer might team up with a music major to create a joint artistic work in our Writing and Collaboration course. Creative Writing majors can also take advantage of our affiliation with the nationally renowned American Poetry Review and their student internships, housed right here at UArts.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Writing Life
  • Creative Practices
  • Intermediate Short Story Workshop
  • Intermediate Poetry Workshop
  • The Linked Short Story Collection
  • Poetic Translations & Adaptations
  • Big Fat Famous Novels

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an Application for Admission.
  • Submit the non-refundable $60 Application Fee.
  • Submit official High School Transcripts. 
  • Submit a Writing Sample.
  • Complete a Portfolio Review, Interview or Audition.
  • Though not required, feel free to submit any of these Optional Materials.

Tuition Fee

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    46530 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 46530 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    46530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46530 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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